Jane Lehr

Professor & Chair Women & Gender Studies,
Ph.D. Science & Technology Studies and Women’s Studies


  • Science, Technology & Society
  • Intersections of Gender, Race, Class, and Sexuality

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About Jane L. Lehr

Dr. Jane L. Lehr is Chair of Women's & Gender Studies and Professor in Ethnic Studies at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. She is also Faculty Director of the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) in STEM Program and Advisor for Engineers Without Borders Cal Poly. 

She previously served as elected co-chair of the Science & Technology Taskforce of the National Women's Studies Association (NWSA), and as a Postdoctoral Research Officer at the Centre for Informal Learning and Schools (CILS) at King's College, University of London. 

Her graduate training is in Science & Technology Studies and Women's Studies at Virginia Tech and her teaching and research focus on the complex relationships between gender, race, culture, science, technology, and education.


  • ES/WGS 345: Queer Ethnic Studies
  • ES/WGS 350: Gender, Race, Culture, Science & Technology 
  • ES/WGS 351: Gender, Race, Class, Nation - Global Engineering, Technology & Development
  • WGS 450: Feminist Theory

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